Drones shed new light on newly discovered, Australian humpback dolphin in WA

2017-05-07
Marine researchers using aerial drones to film a newly discovered species of Australian dolphin say the bird's eye view is shedding new light on the mammals' behaviour, with researchers hoping the information will help with conservation efforts.

How Drone Technology Is Helping Us Better Understand The Animal Kingdom

2017-05-03
Last year, researchers from Murdoch University analyzed video taken off the western coast of Australia. The film — which appeared on Phys.Org — includes images of a very rare white southern right whale calf suckling from its mother.It was a score for researchers and the general public alike. And it none of it would have been possible without a drone.

How drones are steadily advancing Australia's environmental industry

2016-12-12
A year on, the DELWP completed a successful 12-week trial that tested the capability of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones, for more effective monitoring of planned burns.

Drones used to estimate population of Amazon river dolphins

2016-10-27
WWF-Brasil launches project in collaboration wth Ecodrones Brasil to monitor current population of Amazon river dolphins using DJI’s Phantom 3.

Ministry of Environment flying high with UAV technology

2016-10-21
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have exploded in popularity, and many organizations are seeing the benefits of using the emerging technology. Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Environment first investigated UAVs in 2010, and today it has a fleet of 25.

Allstate uses drones to survey storm damage

2016-10-14
It will likely been a while before Isle of Hope resident Tami Smith is able to sleep in her own bed. A tree slammed through the roof of her second story bedroom during Hurricane Matthew leaving behind a large hole in the roof, pieces of insulation and a large amount of debris.